Up coming Trips/Activities


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Yarck bookings

Members are required to book separately for each day they would like to visit/stay at the TLCCV Yarck property.

Members may also book their partner and their children or temporary members

Click here to apply for temporary membership.

You must not arrive before 12 noon on the first day of your booking, and you must leave the property before 11am on your last day. For members booking more than one consecutive day, they will be required to leave before 11am on the day after the last day of their booking.

NO extensions are possible, unless you go online and book. If there is no availability for an extension, you must leave according to your online booking.

All COVID Safe Regulations that apply at the time of your booking dates, must be followed.

 Maximum 50 members per day





WheelBearing 79Series InPixio

Course Presenter - Tony Swinden


Wheel Bearing Course  

Sat 10 - Sun 11 July, 2021

You may be in the middle of the Canning Stock Route and need to replace your 4WD wheel bearings.

Be prepared with the know how, and what spares and tools you need to carry for the job.

Don't miss these informative demonstrations, covering front and back wheel bearings, and a CV joint removed on a Troopy. Bearing kits discussed.

There will be some 'hands on' time required - tools supplied.

BYO: Overalls, heavy duty hand cleaner, pen and paper & personal Covid-19 gear

Participants: 12 members (bookings limited to 1 person per Membership)





ForgeVillella Inpixio 3Forge Villella 
(Trip Leader)

Simpson Desert (Madigan Line)
(Extended Outback Trip)

Sat 26 Jun - Sun 11 Jul, 2021

Trip - Difficult

We will be heading off on a 2 week trip to cross the Simpson Desert. We will be tackling the Madigan Line East to West.  Before we arrive there, we will pass through some of the sites along the way (i.e Mildura, Broken Hill and Innamincka).  Once we get to Birdsville we will sleep, fuel up, top-up our water supply and make our way to Big Red before setting off.

We will be following the Madigan line across the Northern Simpson, via Hays Track. We will be remote for most of the journey, traversing the 1000 odd dunes along the way. The plan is to cross the desert in 7 days, ending the trip at Mt Dare.

Further details to be provided at the pre-trip briefing. Desert passes will need to be purchased for both the Simpson Desert and Innamincka NP. Before applying through the website, please contact Forge to discuss.

First preference for this trip will be given to members who booked on last year's cancelled trip.

5 Vehicles




Alan GailMcMeekin InPixioAlan & Gail McMeekin 
(Trip Leaders)

Gukf Country - East Arnhem Land
(Extended Outback Trip)

Sat 17 Jul - Sat 14 Aug, 2021

Trip - Medium - some river crossings

From Mt Isa travel to the southern and western Queensland/ NT gulf country, visiting Riversleigh fossil sites, Adel’s Grove, Lawn Hill NP, along the Savannah Way to Caranbirini Conservation Reserve, Lorella Springs, Seven Emus Station, Limmen NP, then on to Katherine.

From Katherine, travel via the East Arnhem Road to the Gove Peninsula, Nhulunbuy and surrounds and return to Katherine, where the trip concludes.

5 Vehicles

Note: Members who had previously registered for this trip in 2020, will be given preference.




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Course Presenter - Bill Black


4WD Maintenance Course 

Sat 17 - Sun 18 July, 2021

So you are planning to venture into the Australian outback, ask yourself :

  • Is my 4WD prepared and up to the trip it is about to undertake? No?
  • Do I know what regular checks are required whilst travelling? No?

Then this course is for you.

Identify problems before taking off, insuring that your vehicle is mechanically and electrically sound.

Tyre treads - brakes - lights - leaks - fluid levels - loose wires - loose belts - engine oil - battery terminals.

Plus various other things you may never have thought of.

Tools discussed that should be carried.

Participants: 10 members (bookings limited to 1 person per Membership)



WarrenSprigg InPixioTrip Leader - Warren Sprigg

Hay River Run - Northern Territory
(Outback Trip)

Mon 26 Jul - Sat 31 Jul, 2021

Trip - Medium, Difficult if wet

Departing from Maree Hotel on Monday 27th July we will be heading straight up the Birdsville Track stopping at Mungerannie for Fuel.

We will then Enter the Simpson Desert via the Warburton Track / K1 Line up to Poeppel Corner.After the Corner post we hit the Hay river track and some Sand Dunes. We'll pass Madigan's camp 16 along the track as we meander along. Camping at Lake Caroline, and at Batton Hill where showers and Toilets are provided.
The Indigenous owners run the Batton Hill Camp Ground and offer a Bush Tucker Tour for those that are keen.

From Batton Hill we will travel to Jervios Station for Fuel and our last nights camp before heading to Alice Springs where the trip concludes.
Carry Enough Water / Food for 8 Days.

Enjoy Alice Springs, perhaps explore the McDonald ranges at your leisure or move on to explore other regions.

State Covid Pass's may be Required.
S.A Desert Parks Pass Required.
CLC Permit Required, then apply for a
Hay River Permit. Cost is $220.00
Batton Hill Camp Ground fee $20.00pp
Bush Tucker Tour at Batton Hill is $50.00pp
Due to Covid you will have to arrange your own Permits. I will forward all details in due coarse.

4 Vehicles


WarrenSprigg InPixioTrip Leader - Warren Sprigg

Simpson Desert Rig Road QAA Line
(Outback Trip)

Mon 2 - Sat 7 Aug, 2021

Trip - Medium

Interstate Covid19 Permits may be required to Cross over state Borders.
Desert Parks Permit Required. M
ake your own way to Oodnadatta enjoying the scenery at your leisure.

We kick off at the Pink Road House and Travel to Dalhousie Springs where you can enjoy a swim and have a leisurely afternoon and night. We then head out along the French Line to the Rig Road Turn Off. We will follow the Rig Road until we hit the K1 Line and Head up to Poeppel Corner.

From here we traverse the QAA line to a Big Red Sunset then on to Birdsville where the trip concludes. We will enjoy a refreshment or two with our meal at the Birdsville Pub on Saturday Night.

Spend some time in Birdsville before heading on for your next adventure.


4 Vehicles


Toyota Land Cruiser 2021 002Activity Organisers - Michael Martin with John & Liz Mills

LandCruiser 70th Anniversary Muster
(Extended Activity)

Wed 28 Jul - Thu 5 Aug, 2021

This is the “Landcruiser 70th Birthday Muster”.

Starting on the 28th July at the Broken Hill Outback Resort we will stay until the 3rd August. The 1st August is the anniversary and there will be a formal dinner in celebration of this.
During our stay here there will be organised activities on offer as well as free time to explore Broken Hill and surrounds.
The Broken Hill Tourist Bureau will be providing information on local sights and attractions to assist with your stay.
On the 3rd August we will move to Eldee Station for a stay until the 5th August. The station offers some great drives, and as home to the ARB challenge, we will be putting together a challenge of our own.
Broken Hill is where the internationally acclaimed Australian company BHP originated, while up the road is Silverton, the home of the Mad Max movie, and an original silver mining town. Both have lots to see and do.

For more information, click here.


DavidMcAlister MichelleDodkins DuncanStadlerDavid McAlister & Michelle Dodkins with Duncan Stadler 
(Trip Leaders)

Who's Keen for Mt Skene
(Weekend Trip)

Sat 7 - 8 Aug, 2021

Trip - Medium

A large, exciting and family friendly weekend trip to Mt Skene to experience some of the best snow driving in Victoria.

We will be based at Jamieson, from where we will travel up to Mt Skene to drive in the snow, have some fun, and then return for dinner at the Jamieson Brewery and Grill. We will also take a tour across Mount Sunday and Mount Terrible before finishing up after lunch on the Sunday.

New members are encouraged to come along, and vehicles will be split into two groups with two trips run concurrently to ensure that the large number of vehicles run smoothly.

20 Vehicles




Tony BarbBryant InPixioTony & Barb Bryant 
(Trip Leaders)

Simpson Desert Soiree
(Extended Outback Trip)

Fri 6 - Wed 18 Aug, 2021

Trip - Meduim to Difficult

We will be heading off for approx. 2 weeks, leaving from Broken Hill. If you are not attending the 70th Land Cruiser anniversary gathering, you can meet us in Broken Hill.

Our trip will proceed along the black top to Yunta whereupon we head north towards Frome Downs, Leigh Creek and the well known Copely bakery. After that, we’ll traverse along some of the Oodnadatta Track, then head off towards Mt Dare and Old Andado station, but stopping at a few other locations along the way.

After an overnight at Old Andado, we’ll come back for fuel at Mt Dare then off to Dalhousie Springs for a days rest.

Mainly travelling along the French Line with a few diversions along the way, we will eventually get to Birdsville where the trip ends.

Further details to be provided at the pre-trip briefing along with a pre-trip check list to help people prepare.

Note: No camper trailers, pets or firearms permitted on this trip

6 Vehicles





Kimberley Trip
(Extended Trip)

Sun 15 August - Thu 30 September, 2021

ThisTrip will Start in Alice Springs, travel across the Tanami Track, to Wolfe Creek Crater, Halls Creek, Bungle Bungles, Fitzroy Crossing, Geikie Gorge, Broome, Cape Leveque, Derby, Gibb River Road, Bell Gorge, Silent Grove, Charnley River Station, Dillie Gorge, Gravillia Gorge, Donkey Pools, Mornigton Station, Mt Elizabeth Station, Walcott Inlet, Drysdale River Station, Mitchell Falls, Kalumburu, Pago Mission, El Questro, Wyndam, Hairy Dog's Fishing Camp, Kunanurra, Lake Argyle Resort, with this trip endingatt Kununurra.

The Trip will require many permits to Aboriginal reserves and National Parks.

Trip participants will be advised of the relevant Parks Passes and Costs as soon as the participants list is finalised, and before the end of April.

12 Vehicles




YarckAdventureDay picClick on this picture to register

Yarck Adventure Day
(Day Activity)

Sat 25 September, 2021

All Welcome

Bring the kids and learn about Yarck:

  • -Bush Safety - what to do if you're lost.
  • -Fire Safety - how to build a campfire.
  • -Complete the Yarck Nature Trail and the Emu Egg Walk.
  • -Catch a yabby in our dam or plant a tree.
  • -Learn to light a fire and cook your own lunch

Limit - 50 members - click on pic to register






Course Instructors - David McAlister & Duncan Stadler


Tyre Repair Course 

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Oct, 2021
9am -Yarck Multi Purpose Building

An interactive course where students will be able to practice the repairs on supplied tyres or their own tyre.

Areas to be covered:

  • Types of tyres and their construction
  • Rim types and their construction (Safety rim and Split rim)
  • Removal and re-installation of tyres on different rim types
  • Tyre repair methods using strings, combi and radial patches
  • Tube use and repair
  • Equipment required

What to bring if available:

  • Tyre levers - minimum 600mm length (Only if you have them already)
  • Standard tyre repair kit with the reamer and string insertion tool
  • Bring your own tyre to practice repair if you wish

Note: 1 person per Membership

Cost: $15 for materials  


Viv BazGardner 2020 InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)

15 Mile Hut
(Midweek DayTrip)

Tue 19 Oct, 2021

Trip - Medium

We will be leaving from the Yarck property and returning back to the Yarck property for the evening.

We will be travelling on forest roads and Tracks. Visiting points of interest along the way.

Preference will be given to those who are helping with the Cruiserkhana!







Viv BazGardner 2020 InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)

Strathbogie Ranges
(Midweek DayTrip)

Thu 21 Oct, 2021

Trip - Medium

We will be leaving from the Yarck property and returning back to the Yarck property for the evening.

We will be travelling on forest roads and Tracks. Visiting points of interest along the way.

Preference will be given to those who are helping with the Cruiserkhana!







DavidMcAlister MichelleDodkins 3David McAlister & Michelle Dodkins 
(Trip Leaders)

Tour the Mighty Murray
(Melb Cup Weekend Trip)

Fri 29 Oct - Tue 2 Nov, 2021

Trip - Easy

A relaxing and scenic four day tour along the Murray River through the world's largest River Red Gum forests.

We'll tour through the Murray River Reserve, Gunbower National Park, Gunbower State Forest, Koondrook State Forest, Perricoota State Forest, Murray Valley Regional and National Parks, and Barmah National Park. If you're keen on catching a fish bring a rod or two.

This trip is caravan friendly so feel free to bring yours however we recommend to bring off road capable vans only. We will be free camping along the river at various spots along the route. There will be opportunity to stock on supplies in town if needed along the way.

6 Vehicles



ChrisAtkins AlisonHilton 4Chris Atkins & Alison Hilton 
(Trip Leaders)

Cup Weekend 2021 Yackandandah
(Melb Cup Weekend Trip)

Fri 29 Oct - Tue 2 Nov, 2021

Trip - Medium to Difficult

Arrive anytime after midday Friday 29 Oct.

Saturday will be a long day aiming to reach Mt Murray and returning to Allan's Flat for Happy Hour.

Sunday Mt Stanley and lunch at the Stanley Hotel, and afternoon Woolshed Falls and Mt Pilot.

Monday Mount Baranduda.

Tuesday pack up and head home.

8 Vehicles



Viv BazGardner 2020 InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)

Springtime to Blue Rag - 8 Day Trip
(Midweek Trip)

Sat 6 - Sat 13 Nov, 2021

Trip - Medium to Difficult

We will be travelling across the Victorian High Country on tracks, visiting High Country Huts, Wonnangatta Station, Mayford, Blue Rag Ridge line Talboltville and Billy Goat track before heading home on the blacktop.

5 Vehicles - Must have a High Lift & be fitted with a snorkel







ColinHardie InPixio3Colin Hardie 
(Trip Leader)

Wombat Sate Forest - exploring
(Weekend Trip)

Sat 20 - Sun 21 Nov, 2021

Trip - Easy to Medium

We will visit a local market and focus on the history of the area. It will involve some 4WD. There is a wide range of sites we could visit. There are old water channels that lead to mine remains. There is an option for rough walk to visit the Tunnel from Amblers Lane. Depending on road conditions, weather and people's interest, we will vary the sites visited.

Sunday will explore the more difficult and iconic tracks. The aim will be to drive Amblers Lane, Trout Tk, Diggers Tk avoiding the enormous bog hole, down XL Tk, Ratcliffe Tk, Nuggets Tk, Holts Rd.

There are tracks that are not on the maps and the ones that are there vary in condition from month to month. A flexible approach to the route will be taken.

6 Vehicles